20 March 2020 – Belgium shuts its borders to all non-essential travel

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Interior Minister, Pieter De Crem, announced the introduction of the restrictions

Overview: Belgium shuts its borders to all non-essential travel. From 3pm on the 20th, entry and exit controls have been implemented for any non-essential travel to and from Belgium. Federal and local police will be given the job of enforcing this.
Full details here: https://www.brusselstimes.com/belgium/101759/coronavirus-belgium-shuts-borders-to-all-non-essential-travel/

Type of Justification: No justification given